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Wow! It feels like it's been forever since I've written a poem, but I guess it's just been five days. So let's do this!

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For today’s prompt, write a picking up poem. There are so many possible things to pick up, aren't there? Picking up where we left off; picking up the pieces; and picking up this mess. Some people use pick up lines at bars, while others pick up the slack. Let's pick up where we left off with these Wednesday Poetry Prompts.

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Here’s my attempt at a Picking Up Poem:

“if i fall”

if i fall
please pick me up

or scoot me
in a corner

ask me how
i liked my trip

& that you'll
see me next fall

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Robert Lee Brewer is Senior Content Editor of the Writer’s Digest Writing Community and author of Solving the World’s Problems (Press 53). He is prone to falling at times.

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